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Amish, folklore, Lancaster County, placenta, excommunication, divorce, pregnancy, horses, Franklin County, John Hartman, auctions


A typed term paper completed at Franklin and Marshall College by William J. Pietchke, dating from circa 1951. Entitled "Aspects of Amish Folklore", Pietchke details various beliefs amongst the Amish ranging from pregnancy lore to marriage, divorce and horse trading practices.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania



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Folklore Term Paper: Aspects of Amish Folklore



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